Articles of Incorporation in Toronto

Once approved, your articles of incorporation establish your business as a registered corporation in Toronto.

In most Canadian jurisdictions, Articles of Incorporation act as the charter that establishes a business and sets out its basic information. The federal and provincial governments certify articles of incorporation in order to establish your business as a registered corporation in Canada.

There are several key pieces of information your articles of incorporation must include if you plan to register your business in Toronto, Ontario:

  • Your corporation’s name and its registered office address
  • A list of any restrictions on your corporation's lines of business
  • The authorized share capital and descriptions of the rights, restrictions and conditions that are attached to various classes and series of shares related to your business
  • Your corporation's share transfer restrictions, if any
  • Any other provisions you may wish to include (e.g. borrowing powers)

Eric P. Cohen, Barrister & Solicitor, an Ontario lawyer, can help you create and file your articles of incorporation. We are equipped to prepare these important documents and file them with the correct agency. Working with us to complete your articles of incorporation is a good way to ensure that your business complies with all legal requirements, as well as proper drafting and filing as a key step towards your business’ success.

If you have questions about the incorporation process or you would like to start the process of drafting and filing your articles of incorporation in Toronto, contact us today to get started.

Articles of Incorporation in Canada
Articles of Incorporation in Ontario

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